Michael Iaconelli had a “magical day” in the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, taking the opening-round lead with a weight of 28 pounds, 2 ounces.
db talks to Derek Remitz about his new outlook on fishing, and life.
If Randy Howell was more like other modern-day professional sports stars, he might tell you that returning to Guntersville, Ala., this week is really no big deal.
After opening the season on the Sabine River where daily limits of 14-inch keepers were impossible for some anglers to come by, the Bassmaster Elite Series pros are now headed for the land of giants, Alabama’s Lake Guntersville.
Reinstating Mike Kernan’s Day 1 catch at the Sabine River has created some updates to the standings of the first Elite tournament of the year, and the resulting Angler of the Year points.
Lake Norman showed out for the 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops and UNC Charlotte shined brightest on Day 1 with 16 pounds 12 ounces.
Mike Kernan’s Day 1 catch in the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues, which was disqualified for a rules violation, has been reinstated.
If you didn’t pick Shaw Grigsby for your Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing team, you just plain messed up.
So how are the 2015 Elite Series rookies going to stack up?
A repeat of 2013 may well be in the works for the Elites competing in this year's season opener on the Sabine River.